Operates with a droll, but sweet-natured rhythm that's hard to pin down at first, ala Jarmusch.
I wish there was a commentary track on the disc that I'd gotten so I could watch this again.
File under "slow cinema", so tastes and mood may alter yr enjoyment.
For me, I was prepared to revel in the landscape and how it's presented as a blend of Van Sant's Gerry, Joseph Conrad, and Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff: Inhospitable to outsiders, plus leaning hard into the mystic aspects.
Viggo has the right approach, and is (as usual) a very thoughtful performer in terms of capturing the minute details of a character.